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Karachi’s coronavirus positivity rate reaches 35.30%

Pakistan's positivity has also surged to 8.2 percent.

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Karachi’s coronavirus positivity rate reaches 35.30%!

As the country faces the fifth wave of the deadly virus fueled by the omicron variant, the port city has the highest rate of covid positive cases.

In the last 24 hours, 2846 cases of the coronavirus have been reported in Karachi, among those 430 people have tested positive for the omicron variant.

Meanwhile, Pakistan has reported 4,286 new Covid-19 cases in the last hours, a 20 percent increase from yesterday’s 3,571 infections.

It is the highest daily caseload since August 28 when 4,467 cases were confirmed.

Pakistan’s positivity has also surged to 8.2 percent.

Region-wise breakdown of reported corona cases and deaths in the last 24 hours  is as follows:

  • Sindh: 3,089 cases
  • Punjab: 722 cases, 2 deaths
  • Khyber Pakhtunkhwa: 104 cases, 1 death
  • Balochistan: 2 cases
  • Islamabad: 354 cases, 1 death
  • Gilgit-Baltistan: 2 cases
  • Azad Jammu and Kashmir: 13 cases

the authorSaman Siddiqui
Saman Siddiqui, A freelance journalist with a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication and MS in Peace and Conflict Studies. Associated with the media industry since 2006. Experience in various capacities including Program Host, Researcher, News Producer, Documentary Making, Voice Over, Content Writing Copy Editing, and Blogging, and currently associated with OyeYeah since 2018, working as an Editor.